LIN229H1 Lecture : Notes taken during lecture

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Affrication occurs when targets stops (coronal: triggers: high vowels, glides. Palatalization: targets: consonants of all manners and places. most common are velars, k and g: triggers: front vowels and glides, applied to stop produces affricate. Page 117 t, l -> t, j with s superscript afterwards / _w: called affrication. Not exactly the same in all languages. Same phoneme, but not same phonetic property that another language has not necessarily, at least. Subtle phonetic differences not relevant to phonology. Only if phonetic differences show contrast then relevant to phonology. In kimatuumbi, tense and lax [i] is contrastive; same for english. However, never consider the contrast or lack thereof between lax english. [i]and lax kimatuumbi [i: this contrast does not exist. Phonetically written differently: these fine differences do not matter in phonology. Need to account for rule with a category, or a natural class, etc. Phonology picks small group of features to define segments .

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